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Vicksburg National Monument

Vicksburg, MS
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each journey begins with the first step

Each journey begins with the first step, this one has many leading to the inside, but for me is... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
pelicank11
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Tulsa, Oklahoma
Impressive

Too many steps for us to tackle but a fitting tribute to the siege of Vicksburg. It needs to be... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Rent an audio tape and it will guide you through the parks interesting sites.
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good23%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“civil war” (13 reviews)
“driving tour” (8 reviews)
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Vicksburg, MS
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Each journey begins with the first step, this one has many leading to the inside, but for me is well worth taking them, visually this monument steals the scenic view when you first view it. If you go to the Train depot museum at the...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Too many steps for us to tackle but a fitting tribute to the siege of Vicksburg. It needs to be viewed in correlation with the military park

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We really enjoyed our visit to the monument...it is a well kept attraction...Vicksburg has many treasures...this is one

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Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

This park is beautiful. Such an incredible piece of history. I recommend going to the visitors center first and watching the short film explaining what happened in the siege. Lovely monuments throughout the park. Beautiful drive. Loved that you can use your own cell Phone...More

Thank Nicolette A
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Reviewed 11 May 2018

What a monument it was beautiful and made you think of all the terror of war that went on in this area.

Thank Julie B
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Reviewed 26 April 2018

Beautiful monument to the soldiers from Illinois that fought in Vicksburg. A must-see when visiting the park.

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Reviewed 29 March 2018

There are 45 steps up to the monument which overlooks a large area of the park. The inside of the monument list each person who fought in the battles in Vicksburg. Kids also love the echo the monument makes from the inside.

Thank Nicole W
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Reviewed 20 March 2018

Had limited time to visit this site. Received conflicting information about the time the visitor center would open so waited outside in our car (it was raining). When it finally opened, we were told to return to the entrance to pay our fee. After touring...More

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Reviewed 20 March 2018

Part of the battlefield shows how far and wide the troops came from a nation was built but the cost was enormous. Not sure that the South ever really recovered

Thank Gerard B
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Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

This is impressive to see it was a gift from the State of Illinois to honor it shoulders who fought here during the civil war.

Thank Kurt R
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